Water Thief, The
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From the award-winning author of Ishmael's Oranges comes a searing novel with a profound moral conflict at its heart.
When a heart attack kills his father, young architect Nick abandons his comfortable London life to volunteer abroad for a year - a last chance to prove himself, and atone for old sins.
But in a remote village on the edge of the Sahara, dangerous currents soon engulf him: a simmering family conflict, hidden violence and dangerous fanaticism. An illicit attraction to his host's lonely wife soon threatens both of their worlds. But when a deadly drought descends it brings an irrevocable choice: should he take matters into his own hands? Or let fate run its course? His decision has life-changing consequences for them all.
Book details and technical specifications
Format: Paperback / softback
Published: March 2019
Number of pages: 352
Width: 129 mm
Height: 198 mm
Depth: 25 mm
Publisher: Oneworld Publications